River Mile 9 – Turner Bridge Access Ramp

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Turner Bridge Access
Kansas City, KS

River Mile: 9.2

GPS: N39.093 W94.711

River Left

Directions:  From I-70 take the Turner Diagonal Exit 415.  Follow the Turner Diagonal south east and turn right on S 59th Street.  The entrance to the access park will be the first left.

Access Info:  This is a wide concrete ramp under the Turner Bridge with a gravel parking lot for about 10 vehicles.

Float Info:

The next access is at Kaw Point, river mile 0, on river left.  This section of the river is fully controlled, with well-defined banks and almost no sandbars. The Kaw Point Access is a short distance from the confluence of the Missouri River.  We do not recommend novice paddlers float on the Missouri River.

The Edwardsville Access at river mile 17 is 8 miles up river and one must portage the Water One Coffer Dam on the north bank of the river.